Imphal: Three drug traffickers have been apprehended in Mizoram on Saturday night and seized 1.373 kg of Heroin, a contraband drug.
Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh has urged all the chief ministers in the North East region to unite and establish a robust mechanism that will enable to effectively address the drug issue.
“The #WarOnDrugs continues with another huge seizure of #Narcotics. Last night (15.07.2023) at around 11:00PM, Champhai Police on duty at Chalbawiha Junction Police Check Gate recovered and seized a total of 1.373 Kgs (1373 grams) of heroin from the illegal possession of three,” Mizoram Police twitted.
“I am deeply concerned by the alarming increase in illicit drug seizures within Mizoram in recent times. Having personally experienced the challenges associated with drug trafficking in my own state, I wholeheartedly support the efforts of the Mizoram Government in combating these heinous activities, particularly concentrated along our porous international borders,” Biren twitted.
“In this critical juncture, as the North Eastern states bear the brunt of protecting the entire nation from the menace of drugs, I fervently urge all Chief Ministers of the region to unite and establish a robust mechanism that will enable us to join forces in this noble ‘War on Drugs.’ By working together collectively, we can effectively address this grave issue and safeguard our communities from the devastating consequences of drug trafficking,” Biren said in his twit.